Theft of property brought into an Italian hotel: what to do and what the hotel-keeper’s liability is under European and Italian provisions

In case a guest at a European (and thus Italian) hotel suffers damage, destruction or loss (theft) of goods which he had brought (in)to the hotel, the hotel-keeper should be held responsible and therefore the guest has a right to compensation according to European and Italian provisions. In Italy, the liability of the hotel-keeper shall be limited to the value of the goods, up to the equivalent of one hundred (100) times the daily charge for the room. However, the liability of

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